Effective: January 1, 2017
MCL Description Fee 1
600.2559(1)(a) Personal service of a summons and complaint in a civil action, $26 along with supporting documents, for each defendant. 2
600.2559(1)(b) Personal service of an affidavit of account and statement, $26 for each defendant. 2
600.2559(1)(c) A request and writ of garnishment for each garnishee and $23 for each defendant. 2
600.2559(1)(d) Personal service of an order to seize goods subject to claim $40 and delivery action. 3
600.2559(1)(e) Receiving and filing a bond from or on behalf of a defendant $20 in a claim and delivery action.
600.2559(1)(f) An order to show cause, for each person served.
600.2559(1)(l) Order of eviction or a writ for the restitution of premises, for $40 each defendant. 2,5
600.2559(1)(m) Subpoena directed to a witness, including a judgment debtor. $26. 2
600.2559(1)(n) Civil bench warrant or body execution. $40. 2,6
600.2559(1)(o) Service by mail. $13 2,7
600.2559(1)(p) Each verification. $10 2
600.2559(1)(q) Each postal change of address verification requested by the $10 plaintiff.
600.2559(3) Incorrect address; sworn affidavit required. $10. 8
Mileage under 600.2559(1) shall be 1½ times the rate allowed by the state civil service commission for employees in the state classified civil service. See Treasury letter 2005-6. Mileage is computed each way, using the shortest reasonable route from the place where the court that issued or filed the process or paper is located to the place of service. [MCL 600.2559(4)] Mileage fee may not exceed 75 miles each way. [MCL 600.2555] See mileage rate chart at: http://courts.mi.gov/Administration/SCAO/Resources/Documents/other/mileage.pdf
2 Fee plus mileage.
3 Fee plus mileage plus the actual and reasonable expense of seizing, keeping, and delivering the goods.
4 Fee plus mileage plus the actual and reasonable expense for seizing and keeping the property.
5 Fee plus mileage plus the actual and reasonable expense for the physical removal of property from the premises.
6 Fee plus mileage plus a reasonable fee per hour for the amount of time involved in executing the warrant.
7 Fee plus actual cost of postage.
8 Fee plus mileage in addition to fees and mileage allowed under 600.2559(1).